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Daily Archives: October 25, 2015

As much as mainstream Japanese filmmakers excel in family drama, “underground” films excel in exploitation. Since the end of the 60s, when the increased popularity of television had already taken a significant toll on the industry, most large-scale studios were forced to produce films that included sex, violence and S&M in order to earn a profit. This began the rise… Read more »

25 October 2015 | Features, Film Lists

Adolescence is one of the most commonly tackled themes in cinema. From the beach party films of the 60s, to their renaissance in 1980s, and their explosion in the 2000s, the formative years of young adults have always been under a microscope. Unlike action and fantasy adventures stories that create hyperboles on life, films about youth look at an aspect… Read more »

25 October 2015 | Features, Film Lists